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Gustafson named Erskine’s 17th president

Posted on May 26, 2017 by

The Board of Trustees of Erskine College and Theological Seminary has announced the appointment of Interim President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson, Jr. as 17th president of the institution. “The Presidential Search Committee is convinced, after observing Dr. Gustafson’s seven months as interim president, that his gifts and abilities perfectly fit Erskine’s current needs,” Board Chairman […]

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Emanuel AME pastor to Erskine graduates: ‘Love will carry you’

Posted on May 20, 2017 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary honored graduating students May 20 during a joint ceremony featuring as speaker the Rev. Eric Manning, pastor of historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Manning, an alumnus of Erskine Theological Seminary, offered a strong endorsement of the power of love over hate in a commencement speech entitled “Love Will Carry […]

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Reception given for Erskine faculty and staff members

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

Erskine College and Seminary faculty and staff members were honored May 4 at a Faculty and Staff Appreciation Reception in the Bowie Arts Center. Assistant Professor of Education Dale Smith, who began her service at Erskine in 2005, was recognized on the occasion of her retirement. Associate Professor of Education Dr. Joanne Jumper offered a […]

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Erskine partners with foundation for business plan competition

Posted on May 3, 2017 by

Students from several area high schools came to the Erskine campus May 2 for the second annual Business Plan Competition hosted by Erskine College and the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation (FCCF). Assistant Professor of Business Administration Tracy McCurry’s Business Strategy class participated in the planning and execution of the event, helping with timekeeping, greeting, monitoring […]

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Students travel to State House for Independent College and University Day

Posted on April 28, 2017 by

In celebration of Independent College and University Day, seven Erskine students from South Carolina—sophomore Logan Franks of Anderson, freshman Mikayla Gregory of Clinton, freshman Matthew Henning of Blythewood, senior Kristin Irby of Winnsboro, freshman Alex Leasure of Sumter, freshman Anna Price of Columbia, and sophomore Amanda Stevenson of Florence—joined students from South Carolina Independent Colleges […]

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Chemistry professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 27, 2017 by

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics Dr. Tiffany Hayden was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 11th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 12. Each year SCICU recognizes outstanding faculty members from each of its 20 member schools. Recipients are honored at an […]

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Erskine celebrates Alumni Day

Posted on April 24, 2017 by

Alumni Day 2017 at Erskine brought alumni and friends back to a spring-green campus April 22 for festivities that included family fun, good food, athletic events, and musical entertainment. Following a brief concert by the Erskine Choraleers, the Class of 1967 presented its 50th reunion gift, a check for $50,000. Half the amount is designated […]

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Presidential Scholarship winners announced

Posted on April 20, 2017 by

Andrea Bannister of Honea Path, S.C., Madeleine Clark of Charleston, S.C., Cheyenne Fuller of Greer, S.C., and Jacob Thomas of Waxhaw, N.C. are this year’s Presidential Scholarship recipients at Erskine College, Director of Admissions Bobby Duran has announced. Selected from a group of finalists who were chosen from a larger pool of applicants from 10 […]

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Choral concert set for April 28

Posted on April 11, 2017 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to Erskine’s annual spring choral concert Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to help fund the Choraleers’ June mission trip to Lithuania. The Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce—directed by Assistant Professor of Music Education and […]

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